New in Vancouver, WA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by typercy, Nov 29, 2009.

  1. typercy

    typercy Out Of The Brooder

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    My name is Ty Percy. I'm 39 years old and have been a city slicker since my family moved from the country to the city when I was 16 years old. Up until we moved, I spent quite a bit of time working on my friends small farm. Hens and fryers were a big part of their farm, so I have some experience with them, but it's been about 23 years ago now. For the past couple of years I have been feeling the urge to get a few hens to have in the backyard for pets and of course for the eggs. I just kind of assumed I didn't have enough room or there were city ordinances that would prohibit me from having hens. As it turns out, I have plenty of room, and it is perfectly legal for me to have them!! I have been surfing for the past few days to learn what I need to know in order to get started. This site has been a huge help to me, and the members seem extremely friendly and helpful. I am looking forward to learning more and coming up with a coop/run design and figuring out which breed(s) I want to get. At this point I am thinking I will start with about 3 hens. I am going to continue to search the forums for answers to my questions before I ask questions that have probably been asked a dozen times this year. [​IMG] Looking forward to getting to know everyone!
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    So glad you found us!!

    Jump right in with any questions you may haver or use the search function, it's invaluable for info.

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  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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  5. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. WELCOME TO BACKYARD CHICKENS!!!
    from, Virginia

    I am sure this forum will be very informative to you!!!

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  7. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Welcome! From Canby, OR!! Let us know how we can help!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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    Congrats on joining us, and ask away.

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  9. DragonFeathers

    DragonFeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Maryland [​IMG], this is a fun site to learn
     
  10. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC from The Pampered Pullets Farm in North Central Florida
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